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Inquest in to the Death of Dawn Sturgess

31st March 2021

The first preliminary hearing took place yesterday in the inquest into the death of Dawn Sturgess, who died in Salisbury from Novichok poisoning in July 2018.

Lady Hallett has been appointed as Coroner to conduct the inquest. Andrew O’Connor QC is Counsel to the Inquest and Cathryn McGahey QC is acting for the Home Secretary.



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Andrew O’Connor QC

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Year of Call: 1996
Year of Silk: 2015

Cathryn McGahey QC

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Year of Call: 1990
Year of Silk: 2016